AKMAL ABDEL RAHMAN

Akmal.A.rahman@gu.edu.eg

AKMAL ABDEL RAHMAN

Associate Professor Graphics Program Director

Biography

Akmal received his PhD in Mural Design from RIMAD, University of Bedfordshire, UK in 2009. He was a research fellow at the Research Institute of Media, Art and Design, University of Bedfordshire UK, 2010-2013.

Akmal was awarded the Erasmus + grant for staff mobility exchange at School of Art and Design-Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff, UK in 2018.

He joined many prominent educational institutions where he served as a Visiting Lecturer at the Institution of Media, Art and Design, University of Bedfordshire, UK from 1/3/2008 to 1/4/ 2008. He worked as an  Assistant Professor at the Decoration Department, the Faculty of Applied Arts from 2010 to 2015.He was also an Associate Professor  at the Faculty of Arts and Design, MSA University, Egypt, and a Foundation Coordinator in 2016/2017. Prof. Akmal was also an Associate Professor in the School of Applied Arts, Badr University in Cairo (BUC). He was BUC and Cardiff School of Art and Design Coordinator/ International representative in 2019 till 2020

Qualifications

  • PhD in Mural Design from RIMAD, University of Bedfordshire, UK. 2009
  • MA in SET-DESIGN, Faculty of Applied Arts- EGYPT. 1999.
  • BA (HONS) 1ST CLASS Applied Arts – Interior Design Dept., Decoration Section, Faculty of Applied Arts – Helwan University – EGYPT. 1992
  • Research Fellow at the Research Institute of Media, Art and Design, University of Bedfordshire UK. 2010/ 2013

Academic Positions

  • Visiting Lecturer at the Institution of Media, Art and Design, University of Bedfordshire UK from 1/3/2008 to 1/4/ 2008
  • Assistant Professor at Decoration Dept. the Faculty of Applied Arts 2010 / 2015
  • Associate Professor at Faculty of Arts and Design, MSA University , Egypt and Foundation Coordinator 2016/2017.
  • Assistant Professor at Decoration Dept. the Faculty of Applied Arts 2010 / 2015
  • Associate Professor School of Applied Arts, Badr University in Cairo (BUC) 2018 until current time
  • BUC and Cardiff School of Art and Design Coordinator / International representative 2019 /2020
  • International Baccalaureate examiner (IB Diploma) since 2019.

Activities

  • Participated in more than 30 National and International Group Exhibitions in Painting and Drawing since 1992 and 4 Solo Exhibitions in Egypt and UK.
  • Public and Private collections in Egypt, UK, KSA and Bahrain.
  • Public and private Mural commissions in Egypt and UK.

Awards & Honorable Mentions

  • The Erasmus + grant for staff mobility exchange at School of Art and Design-Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff, UK. 2018
  •  (13) National Prizes in Painting & Drawing.
  • Full Scholarship from the Egyptian Government for PhD study in the UK. 2005 / 2009